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Crossing the Continent, 1527-1540

The Story of the First African-American Explorer of the American South

Robert Goodwin

Robert Goodwin chronicles the adventures of the African slave Esteban Dorantes (1500-1539), the first pioneer from the Old World to explore the entirety of the American south and the first African-born man to die in North America about whom anything is known. Goodwin's groundbreaking research in Spanish archives has led to a radical new interpretation of American history - one in which an African slave emerges as the nation's first great explorer and adventurer. Slightly off-mint.

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  • Publisher: Harper
  • Year: 2008
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 414pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • ISBN: 9780061140440
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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